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diverted for the marathon and they're needed to help the city recover from sandy. >>> mntime, the heart of new york is slowly beating as recovery from sandy picked up a bit. the cleanup is breeding frustration, though, and desperation. millions of people without power, gas, food, drinking water, hurricane sandy not being blamed on 96 deaths in the united states. 570,000 homes and businesses are without power. could be several more days before electricity is completely restored and a gas shortage loom across the state and into neighboring new jersey. many say the situation is overwhelming. >> we have no water at all, no electricity. it's difficult and rough. >> it's terrible. you can't say -- police have everything -- . >> and they see that in other areas are being taken care of and totally overlooked us. >> that sentiment can be felt across new york tonight. rick leventhal reports from cliffton, new jersey. >> reporter: several days after hurricane sandy, drivers continue to struggle to fill up their gas tanks. people waiting in line to stretch for miles at the few gas stations with fu
jersey, people recovering from sandy are preparing for the worst, a nor'easter. janice dean has the latest. >> reporter: the northeast catching no breaks from mother nature as a nor'easter strikes the region, which is still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm sandy. philadelphia already seeing the affects of the storm with afternoon snowfall. new jersey governor chris christy telling garden state residents to prepare for the worst. >> and i can see us moving backwards. people losing power again, especially inland because of the snow it could happen here as well if there is significant flooding and wind and damage, and we're not going to know until the storm passes. >> reporter: new york city officials encouraging folks to seek higher ground and while closing down all parks and beaches. >> the fdny have 20 task forces outfitted with small inflatable boats, pumps, chain soy a saws and equipment near potential areas and we think we're ready for anything. >> reporter: major airlines canceling flights in and out of the region. united and american both suspending service in the
received and to besmirch her reputation, is outrageous. >> reporter: and in the wake of superstorm sandy, the president made his most poignant comments yet on his belief in global warming. >> there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events in north america and also around the globe. i am a firm believer that climate change is real, it's impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. >> reporter: the president was also asked if he believes that he has a mandate. he said he does and that voters understood the two different paths he and mitt romney laid out during the campaign. he said that congress should pay particular attention, brian, to the results of last week's election. >> tom fitzgerald tonight. what about the meeting with mitt romney? >> what is going happen then? >>> we could know new developments in libya. the former cia director david petraeus agreed to testify before a house and senate intelligence committees on the incident. he was reluctant to testify amid the ongoing sex scandal but pressure was growing in congress for him to appear. the testimony
. >>> straight ahead, voters hit by super storm sandy still determined to complete their civic duty. how they casting their ballots in locations under water without power. matt. >> and strong voter turnout in the district. there is one issue that has people upset. coming up, i'll explain in a live report. sue, it's cold out here. >> definitely is, matt. all right some -- already some places in the 30s. no freeze warning and that won't be as cold tonight as it was last night. what about the nor'easter? we'll talk about whether or not that is going to impact d.c. that is coming up in a few minutes. come on up to the news edge at 6.  . >>> to the district now, long lines greeted many this morning, despite the fact that over the weekend, election officials estimate over 50,000 people voted early. matt ackland is keeping an eye on things in d.c. and joins us live from mckinley tech high. >> reporter: we're told at this high school, the line was very long at 7:00 this morning. 500 people that looped around the building. one issue that is really tieing things up, at
. >>> a heart worming story of -- warming story of giving in the wake of hurricane sandy. a lot of people are signing up to feed and house victims. >> reporter: jeannie is a full- time work mother of two but the dinner is not for her family. it's for the martinez'. a family she met a few days ago. >> if i could make an extra two dinners i am going to do that. if i can donate money i will do that. >> reporter: she met them through her friend's facebook page adopt a family hurricane sandy. most of the volunteers and victims are from the jers yes shore. >> there's a lot of volunteers and it's helping people like you and i lydia we are exactly the types of people that have been affected by this. there isn't anyone that was unscatheed so, just the smallest effort has huge returns. >> reporter: jeannie along with hundreds of others have been making meals and donations and friends like maribel. >> i am still in shock you know i know there's good people out there. and i seen it happen to other people now it's happening to us, it feels overwhelming and i am so grateful. >> reporter: she and her fa
there is a significant progress being made on that front at the height of hurricane turned superstorm sandy and we're down to 400,000. the neighborhood that i am in has been decimated by the storm and it was over my head and when that is at its peak here. it left people with not much left and there is a lot of law enforcement in this community tonight and what they doing is trying to -- there is a curfew here and they allow residents to come into the neighborhood and go to their homes and try to gather what belongings they can and they're trying to keep them safe. there is raw sewage and downed power lines and the clean upwill take months. it's unclear if some people may have to return to their homes. they may have to level and rebuild again. one of the things we noticed, guys, as we were coming into the neighborhood just about a block from the water here is that fema is here. they're trying to attend to the needs here and at least, i have to say, the snow has melted and that is chilly out. back to you in the studio. >> and sharon, thank you. >>> nearby in brooklyn, new york, the heartbreaking con
on whether the student will be charged. >>> two weeks after super storm sandy an frustration continues to grow. 70,000 homes still without power in new york. of those still in the dark, 46,000 are along long island's south shore where there's water damage to panels and wiring. the service can't be restored without inspection or repairs. >> it has been horrible. we feel like refugee s going from home to home. it's a disaster. >> new york mayor is sending in teams of contractors to pick up the pace. president obama is scheduled to visit areas on thursday. >> the nation paused to pay tribute to the nation's war heroes. a special ceremony recognizing the sacrifice of those killed in conflict. this veteran's day marks the 30th anniversary of the dedication. 50th anniversary of the beginning of the vietnam war. >> names you know you reach back in time and connect with those who remain as young and vibrant as when you last saw them. and this memorial and visitor are one. no other monument i know of attains this level of intimacy. >> 418,000 americans were killed in world war ii. >> the vetera
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